This is news cast 185, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, an update on the state of the podiobook project.
This week's security alerts are Mozilla claims a new Firefox 3.5 flaw is not exploitable and a zero day PDF, Flash flaw is being exploited.
In this week's news commenting on an article on the death of software engineering as a discipline by one of its earliest and staunchest advocates, a new coalition to advocate for open source in the federal government, Microsoft releases a driver under the GPL possibly because they were already in violation of that license though they claim otherwise, and Glyn Moody contemplates the productive tension between pragmatist and purists in open source.
Following up this week Bezos personally apologizes for the remote Kindle deletions and GGF is back pedalling on its acquisition of The Pirate Bay.